Sand-dancer — 4 of 48

Aaron Reed and Alexei Othenin-Girard

Release 7

Chapter - Beginning the Story

Rule for printing the banner text while turn count is 1: say "[paragraph break] S A N D - D A N C E R[paragraph break][paragraph break]".

After printing the banner text while turn count is not 1: say "Beta testing courtesy of Duncan Bowsman, Jacqueline A. Lott, Juhana Leinonen, Sharon R., and Stephanie Camus."

The player is a man called Knock. The description of Knock is "You don't really want to think about what you look like right now, especially when there's a totally legit likeness on the driver's license in your wallet."

The player carries a lighter. A pack of cigarettes is in the glove box. The description of pack of cigarettes is "You're kind of trying to quit, but man, [if count of pack of cigarettes is at least 1]you could really go for one right now. It looks like you've only got [count of pack of cigarettes in words] left[otherwise]you're totally out[end if]."

Understand "cigarette/cig/cigs/smokes" as pack of cigarettes. The player wears a denim jacket.

When play begins: say "but it's too late, you're crashing, you're crashing, you crash..."

The player is in the pickup truck.